Britain 1483-1485

In depth study into Britain 1483-1529.

This section is on

  • The reign of Richard III
  • Buckingham rebellion
  • Cornish rebellion
  • Battle of Bosworth
  • Henry Tudor / Henry VII

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Who was named Richard III's heir?
John de la Pole
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Where did Buckingham begin his uprising?
South East of England
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Where was Henry Tudor in exile to begin with?
Brittany
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Why did Henry flee to a neighbouring country whilst in exile?
Threat from Richard
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Henry Tudor set sail to attack England but retreated. Why?
Richard III successfully controlled the uprisings
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What key factor affected Buckingham's uprising?
English weather
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What happened to the Duke of Buckingham?
He was executed
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What was the main problem for Richard III after the Buckingham rebellions?
Henry Tudor was now a credible threat to the throne
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Who sent a warning to Henry Tudor to warn him of a secret trap between Richard III and the Duke of Brittany?
John Morton
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Select one new policy Richard III introduced.
Removal of benevolences
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Who had Henry Tudor manage to gain support form in late 1483?
The King of France
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What did Richard III introduced to raise funds against Tudor's invasion?
Forced Loans
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How did Richard III punish rebels of the nobility?
Reclaiming land
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Select a reason why the Duke of Buckingham chose to rebel against Richard III.
Unsatisfied with the rewards the King gave him
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Apart from the murder of the Princes, what was Richard accused of in 1483?
The murder of Anne Neville
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Who persuaded the Duke of Buckingham to back Henry Tudor's claim to the throne?
John Morton
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Where did Henry Tudor's claim to the throne lie?
Through his mother
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Select one of the agents Henry Tudor sent to measure his support in England.
Earl of Oxford
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Where did Henry Tudor flee to avoid this trap?
France
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On what day was Richard III's coronation
July 6
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What public promise did Henry Tudor make during 1484?
To marry Elizabeth of York
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What did this promise do?
Involve Yorkists in support for Henry Tudor
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In what city was the losers dead body displayed after the battle?
Leicester
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In what year did that Battle of Bosworth end?
1485
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On what date did Henry Tudor set sail from France to invade England?
1 August 1483
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What did the King of France supply Henry Tudor with for the invasion?
Mercenaries
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What did the French mercenaries use that defended Henry Tudor?
Foreign tactics
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Who won the Battle of Bosworth?
Henry Tudor
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In what year did the Battle of Bosworth begin?
1485
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Why did this noble join Henry?
Promise the lieutenancy of Wales
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What advantage did Richard III have over Henry Tudor?
Top of the hill positioning
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Who intervened crucially in Henry Tudor's favour?
William Stanley
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What happened in the dilemma at Shrewsbury?
Henry Tudor was not allowed to pass through the town
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What did Richard do that decided the battle?
Charged at Henry Tudor himself
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Who solved this dilemma?
Lord Stanley
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Where did Henry Tudor land in Wales in order to advance to the battle of Bosworth?
Mill Bay
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Who was the first key noble to join Henry Tudor?
Rhys ap Thomas
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How did Richard try to keep the Stanley's loyal?
Held Lord Strange hostage
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Where did Henry Tudor and the Stanley's discuss battle plans?
Atherstone
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Where had Richard III set up to prepare for Henry Tudor's attack?
Midlands
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Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

Where did Buckingham begin his uprising?

Back

South East of England

Card 3

Front

Where was Henry Tudor in exile to begin with?

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

Why did Henry flee to a neighbouring country whilst in exile?

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

Henry Tudor set sail to attack England but retreated. Why?

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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